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Chiesa di San Domenico Maggiore

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Address: Piazza San Domenico Maggiore 8A, 80134, Naples, Italy
Phone Number: +39 081 459298
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Beautiful place as with all the other religious establishments in Italy so much gold and painting.Architecture is outstanding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
Watford, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited this church as we had read a review here about Roman excavations...this is not that place! This is a gigantic church but no ruins or anything; that poster had this place confused with San Lorenzo a couple of blocks away.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Beautiful place as with all the other religious establishments in Italy so much gold and painting.Architecture is outstanding.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had walked passed this church a few times the outside being inscribed with music notes, however the doors were always closed, we walked passed once and the doors were open and some sort of service was just finishing and hundreds of people were leaving so we respectfully waited to one side to let them out. Then I was met... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Very impressive underground ruins with a Roman market place, bakery & well which go on for about a quarter of a mile. Very cool especially nice if it's 38 C outside

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wow, yet again another smashing church in Italy, this one has so many nooks and crannies to check out it will take some time. Really worth a visit and not one to miss out on. no fee to get in but 5 Euros to enter the extra bit at the end of the visit. Just take it in and be... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The ruins beneath the church are a must see. Preserved like your walking down an old Street are remnants of a Roman market which are very fascinating. There is even a 2000-year-old domed brick oven that has been recently used by one of the local pizzerias to reproduce pizza. It still works! But worth the few dollars to get in.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We entered through the side entrance up the stairs after noticing the church from the square that we were at. Indoors, the beautiful columns, ceiling, chandeliers and spectacular decorative stained glass took our breath away. It's definitely a magnificently decorated church and worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

The ceiling and arches of this church were spectacular. Very beautiful columns also. Not as many people visiting this church. Very nice.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We almost passed by this on our way back in the late afternoon to our B&B. We went in thinking it was to be a small church only to discover we'd entered by a side door and inside was a large church. They were preparing for Mass but we had the opportunity to look around for a little while. We... More 

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Cesena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

this is a great meeting place for all students of the many universities in naples. nice place for fast food and spend whole evenings chatting with friends

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